Midi Dresses For Big Busts

Are Midi dresses for big busts flattering? Well the key is the hem length not you chest so it actually depends more on your feelings about that. The midi is one of those styles which appear on and disappear off the fashion catwalks but will forever remain popular with many women, whatever the vagaries of the fashion trends in vogue at any given time.

One of the advantages of this length garment is that it can be worn on almost any occasion; for evening wear, at a prom, garden parties, work or social functions.

Blue Banana - Ruched V Neck DressRuched V neck

What are Midi Dresses? Simply put they are any gowns where the hemline ends around mid calf.

I have to be honest and say that midi length dresses cannot be considered neither good or bad as dresses for big busts, it all comes down to the fit and the neckline. 

Just remember that models always tend to be tall so if a hem looks high in the picture, it may well be mid calf on most ladies.

Do midi dresses suit big busted women? Of course I have to say yes but actually since the whole issue relates to the hem height, the answer is - no more or less than for any other women.

However, since it means some leg is showing, that will often take the eye down which means away from your bust which can mean it is more helpful than a maxi dress, for example.

Bodycon Midi Dresses

Midi bodycon dress for busty figurePanelled Square Neck
Many Colours

As the bodycon style is certainly the style du jour, there are plenty of examples of bodycon midi dresses about. Indeed as you will see below there are plenty of variations. Look for the sleeve style and neckline that you feel most suits you.

Often viewed as a sexy style. Ironically people's eyes will not necessarily be drawn straight to your bust, depending on the neckline, but instead your whole figure. It has it's dangers but can be your opportunity to wow them.

Midi Or Maxi Dresses

pretty midi dress for big busted womenChoice of colours
Are midi dress for big busts flattering?Fit and Flare

Watch out for mis-labelling. Often retailers classify any dress with a hem below the kneee as a maxi dress. Just use your own judgement.

These two examples actually remind me that the best midi dresses for big busts must always have appropriate necklines. V neck dresses always work well for big boobs.

Another very helpful feature for the 'lot up top' sisterhood is a sleeveless look - see below. That bare flesh creates vertical lines which stops the eye seeing that big block of horizontal boobage.

Midi Dresses For Big Busts

modest dress for busty womenModest Sheath Dress
The best midi dresses for large bustsDeep V neck

As you may see if you click on any of the links, some online retailers add dress lengths to their descriptions. I think this is incredibly helpful as it stands to reason that a frock that is a maxi on a shorter lady will possibly be a midi length dress on a taller lady. 

In recent years online retailers have really improved their web designs and many also state the height and dress size of the model, which helps you make a more informed decision.

I particularly like the online retailers that offer a variety of lengths on the same dress. It is great to see that the retailers are finally picking up on the fact that we are all different shapes and sizes.

Casual swing dress for busty womenCasual Swing Dress
Cocktail dress for busty womenMidi cocktail dress

These are good examples to show that the midi length dress is also perfect for casual or formal occasions, weddings or summer garden parties.

You could team it with a jacket for work or cooler evenings. It is a very versatile and yet modest hem length for women of all ages.

If you are actually more comfortable with a slightly longer length, check out the page on summer maxi dresses

Midi Dresses With Sleeves

Full breasted party dressSwing Party Dress
Pretty modest dress for big busted womanFloral midi dress

Long sleeved dresses can be very useful. Particularly useful if your arms are not as toned as they once were or you have skin blemishes or tattoos you wish to conceal.

Note that the black top in the dress on the left, is very suitable for big busted women as it de-emphasises your top half. The flared skirt also counter balances those top heavy curves so these are some of the best midi dresses for big busts.

I have always found floral dresses to exude femininity and always seem to raise one's spirits.

Deep V front dress for busty womanFloral Plunge
Party Evening Dress for busty ladiesBandage Bodycon

Again, think closely about the neckline. V neck and scoop neck styles sut most big busted women but how much you choose to bare is a very personal decision.

Floral Midi Dresses for Big Boobs

Floral Dressfor big boobed womenAbstract Block
Sexy yet modest dress for busty womenSexy yet Modest

There is something about floral designs which makes you immediately think of balmy summer days. This is a lovely look for summer parties, work or general social occasions.

These two floral below the knee length dresses differ. On the right is a body hugging sheath dress. I would actually watch the length of the sleeves on that as it is very close to a level of the breasts. This is someting to avoid if you are big boobed.

Whereas the other is a sleeveless A line dress. Generally one of the best dresses for big boobs because the width of the skirt balancing out any large chest. Also, floral patterns can break up blocks of colour and reduce the impact of big breasts. See the photo of Christina Hendricks in the right hand column.

Midi - To Be or Not To Be

Midi dresses for busty womenLace
Modest party dress for big boobed womenTiered party Dress

These two dresses got me thinking. Are they actually midi dresses? We are used to seeing a horizontal hem so any asymmetric design will always confuse us slightly.

Both have a hem which ends around the calf which technically could mean they are midis - I am still unsure. What I do like is variety of choice so I am pleased to include them here.



Did you like this page, did you learn something, maybe it reinforced you own views? I want to give as much (hopefully helpful) advice to the busty sisterhood as I can.

Please remember, we are all different. You may like to wear certain clothes and styles which I am suggesting that you should not. That is your absolute right. Do what makes you feel good. This site undeniably goes for the more modest approach because I feel all busty ladies already know how to be more racy if they wish.

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Best midi dress for big busts
Simply Be

There is a relatively new line of frocks 'inspired by' Kelly Brook, a well known British big bust celebrity model at Simply Be.

I have not tried them myself yet but logically they should be roomy in the bust area and the pictures certainly suggest that.

I have huge reservations about how much input Miss Brook had in the design process but I am sure the actual designers deliberately made the dress suitable as a dress for big busts.


Do midi dresses suit big boobs?Mesh Insert Midi
Amazon

An interesting thought, what is a midi dress? Technically this hemline ends below the knee but because of the opaque mesh inserts you can see the leg, so perhaps it is a sort of demi midi?

It is what my mother would have classed as 'cheeky'.


Why not check out A line dresses for big boobs?


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Christina Hendricks in a midi dressChristina Hendricks in Mad Men

As Mad Men was set in the 60's before the advent of mini skirts, below the knee hemlines were all the rage.